Re: Binding ssh to a loopback address
From: Chen Peng Lim (chenplim_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 11:23:23 -0700 (PDT) To: Darren Tucker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thanks for the explanation ! that works !
Darren Tucker wrote:
> CP Lim wrote:
>> I was trying to forward a remote port to one at
local (but not
>> 127.0.0.1) by doing :
>> ssh -b 127.0.0.2 -L80:localhost:80 remotehost
> That's a local forward, but what you're describing
is a remote
> forward. I'm assuming the command is correct but
the description is
> wrong (since you also said it works w/out the -b.
> Anyway, that command will try to bind the client's
end of the SSH
> connection to 127.0.0.2, so what you're trying to do
is make an SSH
> connection from 127.0.0.2 to your remotehost.
Sending the connection
> out 127.0.0.2 won't go anywhere (hence the "no route
to host" error).
> What you need to do is this:
> ssh -L 127.0.0.2:80:localhost:80 remotehost
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